%%%% prbla_05.ldf
%%%% Created by Laurence D. Finston (LDF) Thu Nov 17 22:28:24 CET 2005
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%% Run these commands:
%% 3dldf prbla_05.ldf
%% mpost prbla_05
%% tex prbla_05.txt
%% dvips -o prbla_05.ps prbla_05.dvi
%% gv prbla_05.ps &
%% *** (3) The intersection of a `parabola' and a linear `path'.
%% So far, I've only programmed the coplanar case.
%% LDF 2005.11.17.
verbatim_metapost "verbatimtex \magnification=\magstep5 \font\large=cmr12 etex";
focus f;
set f with_position (0, 10, -20) with_direction (0, 10, 100) with_distance 15;
pickup pencircle scaled (1mm, 1mm);
beginfig(1);
parabola p;
set p with_parameter 3 with_extent 7;
path q;
q := ((-5, 0, -5) -- (7, 0, 12)) shifted (5, 0, -2);
draw p with_color blue;
draw q;
pickup pencircle scaled (2mm, 2mm);
drawdot get_vertex p;
drawdot get_focus p;
label.lft("$v$", get_vertex p);
label.rt("$f$", get_focus p);
point_vector pv;
pv := p intersection_points q;
if size pv > 0:
drawdot pv0 with_color red;
label.lrt("$i_0$", pv0);
fi;
if size pv > 1:
drawdot pv1 with_color red;
label.lft("$i_1$", pv1 shifted -.333);
fi;
endfig with_projection parallel_x_z;
verbatim_metapost "end";
end;